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olalekan jeyifous

olalekan jeyifous

Brooklyn, NY, US

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The Central-City Settlement, digital media on paper, [2008] 60
The Central-City Settlement, digital media on paper, [2008] 60"x40"
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Settlements and City Strategies

This series contains abstracted planimetric drawings and eerily-serene cityscapes that suggest the changing contours of urban settlements. They represent an idea of a degenerate futurism, yet one might find similar typologies and scenes in places such as the favelas of Brazil and North Africa, and in overpopulated cities such as Lagos, Mexico City, and Mumbai. Though outputted digitally, the drawings possess a textured and painterly quality as a result of combining hand-drawn sketches, industrial textures, surfaces of deteriorated paper, and digital architectural models.
A constant interplay between digital and analog processes is important in my work, resulting in a highly layered set of documents. The drawings presented here started out as digital images that were outputted, sketched and drawn over, and scanned back into the computer in order to be retraced, textured, and layered

 
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Status: Unbuilt
Location: Worldwide
My Role: Author and Artist

 
The Outer-City Settlement, digital media on paper, [2008] 60
The Outer-City Settlement, digital media on paper, [2008] 60"x40"
The Hydro-City Settlement
The Hydro-City Settlement", digital media on paper, [2008] 60"x40"
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